Recipe for Paleo Chocolate Avocado Pudding (Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free)

By Adriana Harlan

This smooth, sweet, creamy Paleo pudding recipe is just what you need to satisfy that sweet tooth. And it is gluten-free as well as grain-free and dairy-free. This is the perfect summertime dessert or healthful anytime snack.

[Credit: ©Photo courtesy of Adriana Harlan]

Credit: ©Photo courtesy of Adriana Harlan

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

1 ripe avocado (such as a Hass avocado)

1/4 cup raw cacao powder

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 tablespoons chia seeds

3/4 cup water

Pinch of salt

Sweetener of choice to taste (such as 1/3 cup coconut sugar and 1 tablespoon raw honey)

Fruit of choice for garnish

  1. Blend the avocado, cacao powder, vanilla, cinnamon, chia seeds, water, and salt in a blender or food processor until everything is combined and smooth.

  2. Garnish with fruit of choice. Serve immediately or refrigerate pudding until chilled, about 30 minutes.